The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 13.70% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.57% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Torfaen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
35 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 47.95% 9.43% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 20
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Torfaen

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Torfaen

Computer Science
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran - 10 £42,500 -
Computer Science
South Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 17 (94.44%) Degree
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 8 (44.44%) HTTP
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 8 (44.44%) Advertising
5 8 (44.44%) Marketing
5 8 (44.44%) Mobile Marketing
6 7 (38.89%) Internet
6 7 (38.89%) OOD
6 7 (38.89%) C
6 7 (38.89%) MySQL
7 6 (33.33%) UNIX
7 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 6 (33.33%) Big Data
8 5 (27.78%) Web Development
8 5 (27.78%) Android
8 5 (27.78%) PaaS
8 5 (27.78%) HTML5
8 5 (27.78%) Multimedia
8 5 (27.78%) Python
8 5 (27.78%) OOP
8 5 (27.78%) CSS
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) C++

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) HTTP
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) Big Data
2 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) GCC
1 3 (16.67%) GDB
1 3 (16.67%) Automake
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (44.44%) Advertising
1 8 (44.44%) Marketing
2 5 (27.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Junior
3 5 (27.78%) Graduate
4 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 4 (22.22%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Junior Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) POSIX
3 3 (16.67%) Pthreads
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) DTV
1 4 (22.22%) IPTV
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) Android
4 4 (22.22%) Mac OS
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) Mobile Marketing
3 7 (38.89%) OOD
4 5 (27.78%) OOP
4 5 (27.78%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) Time Management
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Android Development
7 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
7 2 (11.11%) ETL
8 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) C
4 5 (27.78%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Zend